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Lions Club Mountain Man 10k run returns Sept. 5
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The sixth annual Mountain Man Run will take place Sept. 5 in downtown Williams.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Williams Community Fund distributes grants to local organizations
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Greater Williams Community Fund (GWCF) put on their annual grant presentation and donor recognition reception June 23 at South Rims Beer & Wine Garage and awarded $9,600 to area nonprofits.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cool Country Cruise-In rumbles into Williams
Hundreds of spectators strolled downtown Williams during the annual Cool Country Cruise-In car show August 5-7.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Salvation Army sponsors Williams youth at Camp Ponderosa
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams Salvation Army sponsored three local Williams youth to attend the Camp Ponderosa Ranch in Heber in June. The campers were able to attend the four day camp through campers' scholarships.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Fully involved: Williams Fire sees drop in members, seeks recruits
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - They are our first line of defense for many types of emergencies. When there is a fire, emergency medical incident, vehicle accident, hazardous materials incident or a downed power line, they are often the first ones to the scene.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Holocaust survivor to share story
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams residents will get a chance to listen and meet one of the 500,000 remaining survivors of the Holocaust Aug. 9 when Holocaust survivor and Flagstaff resident Doris Martin (née Szpringer) shares her story in an interview on KZBX Radio 92.1.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Miller steps in as city manager
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Skylor Miller says it was the smell of pine trees that sold him on Williams.

"The first time I came up here and sucked in that smell, I said 'OK, I'm home,'" Miller said.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

LaQuinta asks city for help with water fees
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Lingering water issues, unpredictable weather patterns, change in construction outlay, delay in material delivery and repairs to a new transformer are among several issues La Quinta Inns and Suites has encountered while trying to open a new hotel in Williams.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nation of Patriots tour visits Williams July 22
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The seventh annual Nation of Patriots Tour is coming to Williams July 22 for the national passing the flag event.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Casino Night July 22, money to benefit animal shelter
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The glamour and glitz of Las Vegas is coming to Williams on Friday when SAVE-Meant to Rescue puts on its annual Casino Night to raise money for an animal shelter.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Northern Arizona astronomy: Saturn and its rings explained
Saturn, named for the Roman god of the harvest, Saturnus, is the dimmest of the original five planets to the unaided eye.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

KinderCampers get tooth checkup by Coconino Health District
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - According to the Arizona Dental Association, 52 percent of Arizona kindergarteners have a history of tooth decay as compared to the national average of 36 percent.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Love, Lexi: The family of Lexi Gordon finds healing by helping
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Lexi Gordon spent much of her short life in the oncology unit at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH).

The long hours were often spent alone as she bounced between caregivers and foster parents until the Gordon's came into her life.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Williams troubadour finds success and meaning on a corner of Route 66
WILLIAMS, Ariz.   Anyone who has spent time strolling Route 66 in downtown Williams knows John Carpino. They may not know him by name but they certainly know his voice.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

38th annual Cowpunchers Reunion rodeo returns to Williams
Ranchers and other cowboys rolled into town June 17-19 for the 38th annual Cowpunchers Reunion rodeo.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ash Fork students earn Electric Utility Tech certificates from Yavapai College
ASH FORK, Ariz. - Juan Ayala and his fellow Ash Fork High School classmate Conner Maketa, received Electric Utility Technology certificates from Yavapai College May 7.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Train Day celebration rolls into Williams June 18
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - People can celebrate the history of the railroad industry this weekend at Williams Train Days. The event takes place at the Grand Canyon Railway June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Northern Arizona astronomy: Mars, myth and misinformation
Have you seen that very bright orangey thing up in the sky at night? That is the planet Mars which, on May 22, just passed its biennial closest approach to Earth, known as opposition.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Glamorous camping or 'glamping' comes to Williams
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The most glamorous camping experience in the Southwest is coming to Williams in July. Surrounded by looming Ponderosa pines and just an hour south of Grand Canyon National Park, the extravagant Grand Canyon Under Canvas camping resort is nestled among some of the finest forest in the Southwest.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A bounty of fresh produce options available in Williams
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Despite living in a small town, Williams residents have a choice of where to get fresh produce besides the grocery stores.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016


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